Leader’s Club fosters bonding at Hewlett High

It was a perfect day for an event outside as Hewlett High School hosted the seventh annual Friendship Games that included special-needs students from Hewlett High, Woodmere Middle School, East Rockaway, Floral Park, Lawrence, Lynbrook and Valley Stream high schools, and Freeport High School and middle school.

It’s all happening at Brandeis in Lawrence

The Brandeis School in Lawrence had its students all in with three diverse activities.

Lawrence High School students learn that distracted and impaired driving could be fatal

To show students what could happen when driving distracted or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Lawrence High School and the Five Towns Community Center joined forces to display a wrecked car at the school’s Cedarhurst campus.

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The journey continues, congratulations class of 2019!

As the school year comes to a close, it is Lawrence Woodmere Academy tradition to celebrate the achievements and success of the students, and most importantly, the graduating class of 2019.

Wining and dining with Five Towns Kiwanis

A four-course dinner and ample bottles of New York vino helped the Kiwanis Club of the Five Towns celebrate its 75th year at the charitable organization’s annual wine night at Temple Avodah in Oceanside on May 16.

Party at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

The Five Towns Community Center is celebrating its 112th anniversary with a gala dinner on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, music and entertainment.

Five Towners obtain perfect scores, receive degrees and are named to the dean’s list

Hewlett High School senior Brianna Kovit received a special commendation from the College Board for her paper in Advanced Placement Research that she completed last year. 

Councilman Bruce Blakeman visits the Levi Yitzchak center in Cedarhurst

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman visited the Levi Yitzchak Library and Family Center at 564 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst on May 14.

Nassau County Hibernians convene

Hibernians from across Nassau County gathered at Mineola’s Irish-American Center to conduct the business of the county Ancient Order of Hibernians and elect and install new officers for fresh two-year terms at the group’s 37th biennial convention on June 2.

Kevin O’Rourke memorial scholarships presented in Lawrence

The Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department and the O’Rourke family presented the annual Kevin O’Rourke scholarships to nine students on May 26.  

Nassau County to pave roads in Cedarhurst and Woodmere

What Nassau County officials are calling a “partial repair” of portions of West Broadway in Cedarhurst and Woodmere is scheduled to get under way on June 17, and is anticipated to be a four-day project, according to Village of Cedarhurst officials.

Town of Hempstead forms community-oriented brown water task force

Saying that her office was flooded with telephone calls from residents concerned about brown and discolored water, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen said that she is forming a new community task force.